New observation- DMR CC-0 (zero)

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While searching for new DMR stations, I just came upon a station using Color Code 0. I know it is one of the options available when choosing the CC, but this is the first time I have ever actually seen it used. It is the CC on 452.850 which after monitoring for a while, I have identified it as being an elderly van service in the East Hartford, Ct. area. Nothing in the FCC database matches up directly. The talkgroup used is 6684773.
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Its entirely possible that they may be an unlicensed user.
Or it was programmed by a person getting started with DMR.
I think most shops dont use it because its a default color code and no body wants to be on default pl or dpl or color tone.
 

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Not true. Many PD's use NAC code 293 on P25, & that is the default NAC code. 0 is just one of the ones available. The busiest FRS ch is CH 1. People just choose what they choose. No rhyme, nor reason.
 

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When i worked for a 2-way shop that was quickly one of the things i learned was to always change the default PL, DPL what ever values.
Every shop is different.
Ive ran my scanner on search in my area and have yet to find a CC of 0.
In fact its interesting, ive seen some shops use the same color code across individual users OR their own systems. I kind of like it. Its almost like you can identify what radio shop programmed or set up what radio system for each customer.
 

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Ive ran my scanner on search in my area and have yet to find a CC of 0.
Same here, that is why I figured it might be interesting to point it out. I have logged hundreds of DMR active stations in my tri-state area and this was the first I have seen using CC0. In fact after seeing it, I had to go into my turbo programming software just to see if 0 was really one of the options available. :eek:

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Has Marcus moved to DMR
Marcus Spectrum Holdings LTR - Connecticut - Scan New England Wiki
Based on the Pending Application I would say Yes

While searching for new DMR stations, I just came upon a station using Color Code 0. I know it is one of the options available when choosing the CC, but this is the first time I have ever actually seen it used. It is the CC on 452.850 which after monitoring for a while, I have identified it as being an elderly van service in the East Hartford, Ct. area. Nothing in the FCC database matches up directly. The talkgroup used is 6684773.
Bob
 

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Side note - this reminded me of the time I found a P25 user using $000
which depending on your make/model of scanner, drops leading Zeros :D
While searching for new DMR stations, I just came upon a station using Color Code 0. I know it is one of the options available when choosing the CC, but this is the first time I have ever actually seen it used. It is the CC on 452.850 which after monitoring for a while, I have identified it as being an elderly van service in the East Hartford, Ct. area. Nothing in the FCC database matches up directly. The talkgroup used is 6684773.
Bob
 

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In West Tennessee we had a Radio Shop that used 127.3 for the tone on every City and County System that they Installed.
 
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